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Audition Requirements

All applicants seeking admission to one of the degree programs in the School of Music and/or a music scholarship must audition before a music faculty auditions committee. Please contact the appropriate faculty member with questions regarding audition requirements. Master's students other than Percussion should contact the appropriate Private Applied course instructor.


Flute Audition Recommendations

Flute auditions consist of:
  1. ​Major Scales in all 12 keys, 2-3 octaves. Three or four scales will be chosen by faculty panel at the audition.
  2. Chromatic Scale from low C to high C, or a demonstration of the student’s lowest to highest range.
  3. Prepared Solo Materials*
  4. Sightreading - music is selected by the faculty panel.
  5. Prepared Etude Material (optional) - Choose one study from the collections: Anderson, Berbigiuier, or Genzmer OR the KMEA All-State Audition Materials
  6. Brief Question and Answer Session for you to get to know the faculty.

*Prepared Solo Materials - select one work from both groups listed below. If you have not prepared music from these lists please contact Dr. Mosley at e.mosley@moreheadstate.edu to determine if your solo(s) material is satisfactory for your audition.

Recommended Solo Materials (without piano accompaniment):

  1. Any flute work, two contrasting movements by Bach, J.S., Blavet, Handel, G.F., Mozart, W.A., Quantz, J.J., Stamitz, K.P.
  2. Chaminade, Concertino; Doppler, F. Hungarian Pastorale Fantasie; Fauré, G. Fantasie; Godard, B. Suite, Op. 166, 1st and 2nd movements; Hindeminth, P. Sonata for Flute and Piano, two contrasting movements; Hue, G. Fantasie; Poulenc, F. Sonata, two contrasting movements

For additional information about admission and scholarship auditions, contact Music, Theatre and Dance at 606-783-2473 or mtd@moreheadstate.edu.
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